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[in-keys] /ɪnˈkeɪs/
verb (used with object), incased, incasing.
Related forms
incasement, noun Unabridged
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  • They were made of some hard substance like lead, and incased in leather.

  • Their feet were incased in buskins that seemed to be made of leather.

    The Fire People

    Ray Cummings
  • They are short and broad, and are incased in shallow, thin cups.

    American Forest Trees

    Henry H. Gibson
  • He himself was so incased in white ice that he looked like a Santa Claus.

  • He was incased from neck to foot in a smooth coating of brown slime.

    The Seven Darlings Gouverneur Morris
  • Ah, the adorable heart of Adonis is incased within these flowers!

  • Moreover, he was suitably clothed in skins, and his feet were incased in moccasins.

  • The other hand, incased in a rich glove, rested on the edge of the gondola.

    Unfinished Portraits Jennette Lee
  • His legs, incased in elk riding breeches and high boots, pranced under him with anger.

    Sielanka: An Idyll Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • It was incased in a smoking jacket of velvet, and his neck was conventionally clad in collar and cravat.

    The Wrong Twin Harry Leon Wilson
British Dictionary definitions for incased


a variant spelling of encase
Derived Forms
incasement, noun
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